September 8, 2016 — The CPR Y-ADR Annual Award for Efficient and Effective Collaboration between Corporate Counsel and Outside Counsel honors young lawyers who write about efficient relationships between corporate counsel and outside counsel in the context of ADR Proceedings.
Entries must address one of the following two topics relating to how corporate counsel and outside counsel can work together efficiently and effectively:
• Topic 1: Describe a way in which corporate counsel and outside counsel can work together more efficiently and/or effectively in an ADR proceeding.
• Topic 2: Describe an experience in which you, as either a corporate counsel or an outside counsel, successfully worked together in an ADR proceeding with an outside counsel or a corporate counsel in an efficient and/or effective manner.
Entries may be authored by one author or co-authored by two individuals consisting of one corporate counsel and one outside counsel.
Each year, the winner of the Competition is formally recognized at the upcoming CPR Annual Meeting and receives a certificate signed by the President of the Panel of Judges.
The winner’s registration fee for CPR’s Annual Meeting will be waived and the winner shall be reimbursed for his or her travel expenses of up to US$ 1,500. In addition, the winning entry will be published in Alternatives, CPR’s award-winning Newsletter, and recognized as the winning entry of the CPR Y-ADR Annual Award. The deadline for receipt of entries for the 2017 CPR Y-ADR Annual Award is 11:59 PM EST on Monday, October 31, 2016. Entries received after that date will not be accepted for consideration.
All entries are to be written in English and submitted via e-mail to YADRAward@cpradr.org.
All potential competitors are encouraged to review the full competition rules.
For any questions about the Y-ADR Award, please email YADRAward@cpradr.org.